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Mental Health

The University has counselling services for both staff and students.

If you need mental health support, the counselling services provide free and confidential short-term counselling to all staff and students.

There also offer a range of workshops, online support networks and self-help tools to help manage your own mental health.

For full details and to register, please visit the relevant website:

University of Edinburgh student counselling service.

University of Edinburgh staff counselling service.


The University counselling services aim to see you within two weeks of your initial contact - they cannot provide crisis support.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis now, please follow this link to numbers you can call for help.


The University Chaplaincy also offer support for people of all faiths and none.